Popular entertainment of the 1950s, with a comedy sketch about a yearbook, a song called "Love and Marriage" sung by Peggy King, and a serious thanksgiving song sung by George Gobel. There's also politically incorrect jokes about smoking. Please note that a short section of this episode is missing, and additionally my usual DVD ripper wouldn't rip the disc, so I had to use a different (and inferior) ripper. This copy does, however, contain two original commercials, which are fun. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, The George Gobel Show, 1950s, Comedy, Live television, Peggy King
An episode of popular variety series "The Dinah Shore Chevy Show", with guests Cliff Arquette, Van Johnson, Peggy Lee, and an "exotic" dancing couple (not sure of their names). An interesting mix of entertainment which varies from "excellent" to "badly dated". Although this show is public domain, the music is still copyrighted. Also, there is a brief watermark half-way through the episode...ugh ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Television, Variety show, Variety series, The Dinah Shore Chevy Show, 1950s, 50s,...
There's a new arrival in Coronation Street: Florrie Lindley, who is taking over the Corner Shop at No. 15 from the previous owner Elsie Lappin who stays to show her the ropes on her first day. Meanwhile, at No. 11 Elsie Tanner is on at her son, Dennis, to get some work but he reminds her that it's not easy for someone who's just got out of prison.First Aired 9th December 1960 ( 1 reviews ) Topics: classic tv, british, 1960s, itv, coronation street, soap opera, soap, long runner, corrie
Jack Benny's first TV broadcast, from 28 October 1950. Jack's TV programs were only once every eight weeks in his first year, and he traveled from California to New York to do them. Ken Murray's program was preempted for this broadcast, and he makes an appearance to wish Jack good luck on TV. Also appearing with Jack in his TV debut are radio regulars Don Wilson, the Sportsmen Quartet, Mel Blanc, Artie "Mr Kitzel" Auerbach, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, who gets an... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Jack Benny, Rochester, Mel Blanc, Luck Strike, Classic TV
Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater, sometimes simply called Zane Grey Theater, is an American Western anthology series which ran on CBS from 1956 to 1961. Zane.Grey.Theater.01x.01.You.Only.Run.Once 5 October 1956 On the run from the law a man maintains his innocence while searching for the real killer. Welcome to the Calfkiller Community. The place to connect with the hobby of Old Time Radio, Spoken-Word Radio, Nostalgia and so on. http://grou.ps/calfkillerotr/home ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Classic TV
Jack Webb (In character as Sgt. Friday) travels to Times Square encountering surprised guest Sid Caeser who is convinced that Milton Berle is stealing his jokes. Friday spends the rest of the show grilling Berle, the writers, & even Uncle Milton's own mother trying to catch the "joke stealer." This full-blown Dragnet satire features a mock trial, lavish song & dance numbers (staged by Herbert Ross) &was performed live before a wildly enthusiastic audience. I pulled this... ( 3 reviews ) Topic: 1953, 1950's, 1950s, 50's, 50s, Fifties, Milton Berle, Buick Berle, Buick-Berle, The Buick Berle...
The Great Sadini finds a young man passed out from hunger on the carnival grounds and takes him inside to his trailer. The boy, Hugo, proves to be simple. His first thought on waking is that he is dead and that Sadini and his wife are the devil and an angel. He's nearly right -- but he has the roles reversed. Sadini's compassion prompts him to take the kid under his wing and teach him about magic. From Imdb This Is one of the two PD Alfred Hitchcock Presents episodes ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Alfred Hitchcock Presents, hitchcock, mystery, classic Tv